CANDO Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Weintraub JA. Sustainable oral health interventions. 2011 Winter;71 Suppl 1:S95-6. PMID: 21656963; PMCID: PMC3111948.
  2. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Gansky SA, Featherstone JD, Jue B, Gonzalez-Beristain R, Santo W, Martinez E, Weintraub JA. Mother and Youth Access (MAYA) maternal chlorhexidine, counseling and pediatric fluoride varnish randomized clinical trial to prevent early childhood caries. 2012 May;22(3):169-79. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-263X.2011.01188.x. Epub 2011 Oct 17. PMID: 21999806; PMCID: PMC3277669.
  3. Kitchener M, Mertz E. Professional projects and institutional change in healthcare: The case of american dentistry. 2012 Feb;74(3):372-80. Epub 2010 Oct 23. PMID: 21075497; PMCID: PMC3116978.
  4. Mertz E, Glassman P. Alternative practice dental hygiene in California: Past, present, and future. 2011 Jan;39(1):37-46. PMID: 21337961; PMCID: PMC3325901.
  5. Hoeft KS, Barker JC, Masterson EE. Maternal beliefs and motivations for first dental visit by low-income Mexican American children in California. 2011 Sep-Oct;33(5):392-8. PMID: 22104706; PMCID: In Process.
  6. Plesh O, Adams SH, Gansky SA. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder-type pain and comorbid pains in a national US sample. 2011 Summer;25(3):190-8. PMID: 21837286.
  7. Igumbor EU, Puoane T, Gansky SA, Plesh O. Prevalence and risk indicators of chronic pain in a rural community in South Africa. J Rural Trop Public Health. 2011; 10:61-69.
  8. Barton JL, Trupin L, Schillinger D, Gansky SA, Tonner C, Margaretten M, Chernitskiy V, Graf J, Imboden J, Yelin E. Racial and ethnic disparities in disease activity and function among persons with rheumatoid arthritis from university-affiliated clinics. 2011 Sep;63(9):1238-46. doi: 10.1002/acr.20525. PMID: 21671414; PMCID: PMC3169768.
  9. Mejia GC, Weintraub JA, Cheng NF, Grossman W, Han PZ, Phipps KR, Gansky SA. Language and literacy relate to lack of children's dental sealant use. 2011 Aug;39(4):318-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2010.00599.x. Epub 2010 Dec 29. PMID: 21198761; PMCID: PMC3136547.
  10. Plesh O, Adams SH, Gansky SA. Racial/ethnic and gender prevalences in reported common pains in a national sample. 2011 Winter;25(1):25-31. PMID: 21359234; PMCID: 3117989.
  11. Gansky SA, Cheng NF, Koch GG. Dose-weighted adjusted mantel-haenszel tests for numeric scaled strata in a randomized trial. 2011 May 1;3(2):266-275. PMID: 21709814; PMCID: PMC3119560.
  12. Finlayson TL, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA. Dental utilization among Hispanic adults in agricultural worker families in California's central valley. 2010 Fall;70(4):292-9. PMID: 20545826; PMCID: PMC3462228.
  13. Weintraub JA, Prakash P, Shain SG, Laccabue M, Gansky SA. Mothers' caries increases odds of children's caries. 2010 Sep;89(9):954-8. Epub 2010 May 26. PMID: 20505046; PMCID: PMC3327504.
  14. Bramlett MD, Soobader MJ, Fisher-Owens SA, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA, Platt LJ, Newacheck PW. Assessing a multilevel model of young children's oral health with national survey data. 2010 Aug;38(4):287-98. Epub 2010 Mar 29. PMID: 20370808; PMCID: PMC3025295.
  15. Marchi KS, Fisher-Owen SA, Weintraub JA, Yu Z, Braveman PA. Most pregnant women in California do not receive dental care: Findings from a population-based study. 2010 Nov-Dec;125(6):831-42. PMID: 21121228; PMCID: 2966664.
  16. Le MT, Frye RF, Rivard CJ, Cheng J, McFann KK, Segal MS, et al. Effects of high-fructose corn syrup and sucrose on the pharmacokinetics of fructose and acute metabolic and hemodynamic responses in healthy subjects. 2012 May;61(5):641-51. Epub 2011 Dec 5. PMID: 22152650; PMCID: PMC3306467.
  17. Shenal BV, Radonovich LJ, Jr., Cheng J, Hodgson M, Bender BS. Discomfort and exertion associated with prolonged wear of respiratory protection in a health care setting. 2012;9(1):59-64. PMID: 22168256; PMCID: In Process.
  18. Anton SD, Manini TM, Milsom VA, Dubyak P, Cesari M, Cheng J, et al. Effects of a weight loss plus exercise program on physical function in overweight, older women: A randomized controlled trial. 2011;6:141-9. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S17001. Epub 2011 Jun 15. PMID: 21753869; PMCID: PMC3131984.
  19. Shen T, Shimahara E, Cheng J, Capasso R. Sleep medicine clinical and surgical training during otolaryngology residency: A national survey of otolaryngology residency programs. 2011 Dec;145(6):1043-8. Epub 2011 Jul 26. PMID: 21791704; PMCID: In Process.
  20. Cheng J. Estimation and inference for the causal effect of receiving treatment on a multinomial outcome. 2009 Mar;65(1):96-103. Epub 2008 Mar 29. PMID: 18373714; PMCID: In Process.
  21. Jasik, CB, Adams, SH, Irwin, CE, Jr., Ozer, E. The association of BMI status with adolescent preventive screening. 2011 Aug;128(2):e317-23. Epub 2011 Jul 18. PMID: 21768313; PMCID: PMC3146353.
  22. Ozer, EM, Adams, SH, Orrelle-Valente, JK, Wibbelsman, CJ, Lustig, JL, Millstein, SG, Garber, AK, Irwin, CE Jr. Does delivering preventive services in primary care reduce adolescent risky behavior? 2011 Nov;49(5):476-82. Epub 2011 Jun 8. PMID: 22018561; PMCID: In Process.
  23. Plesh, O, Adams, SH, Gansky, SA. Racial/Ethnic and gender prevalences in reported common pains in a national sample. 2011 Winter;25(1):25-31. PMID: 21359234; PMCID: PMC3117989.
  24. Nie H, Cheng J, Small DS. Inference for the effect of treatment on survival probability in randomized trials with noncompliance and administrative censoring. 2011 Dec;67(4):1397-405. doi: 10.1111/j.1541-0420.2011.01575.x. Epub 2011 Mar 8. PMID: 21385167; PMCID: In Process.
  25. Park MJ, Adams SH, Irwin CE, Jr. Health care services and the transition to young adulthood: Challenges and opportunities. 2011 Mar-Apr;11(2):115-22. Epub 2011 Feb 4. PMID: 21296043; PMCID: In Process.
  26. Ramos-Gomez, F, Chung LH, Gozalez Beristain R, Santo W, Jue B, Weintraub J, Gansky S. Recruiting and Retaining Pregnant Women from a Community Health Center at the US-Mexico Border for the Mothers and Youth Access Clinical Trial. 2008;5(4):336-46. PMID: 18697848; PMCID: In Process.
  27. Lazar AA, Cole BF, Bonetti M, Gelber, RD. Evaluation of treatment-effect heterogeneity using biomarkers measured on a continuous scale: Subpopulation Treatment-Effect Pattern Plot (STEPP). 2010 Oct 10;28(29):4539-44. Epub 2010 Sep 13. PMID: 20837942; PMCID: PMC2988642.
  28. Horton SB, Barker JC. A Latino oral health paradox? Using ethnography to specify the bio-cultural factors behind epidemiological models. 2010 Nov 24;34(1):68-83. PMID: 21132097; PMCID: PMC2995897.
  29. Grumbach K, Mendoza R. Disparities in Human Resources: Addressing the Lack of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Health Professions. 2008 Mar-Apr;27(2):413-22. PMID: 18332497; PMCID: In Process.
  30. Mertz EA, Finocchio L. Improving Oral Health Care Systems through Workforce Innovations. 2010 Jun;70 Suppl 1:S1-5. PMID: 20806470; PMCID: PMC3325903.
  31. Scherzer T, Barker JC, Pollick H, Weintraub JA. Water consumption beliefs and practices in a rural Latino community: implications for fluoridation. 2010 Fall;70(4):337-43. PMID: 20735717; PMCID: In Process.
  32. Hoeft K, Barker JC, Masterson EE.  Mexican-American caregivers' initiation and understanding of home oral hygiene for young children.  2009 Sep-Oct;31(5):395-404. PMID: 19947134; PMCID: In Process.
  33. Kitchener, M and Mertz, E. Professional Projects and Institutional Change in Healthcare: The Case of American Dentistry. 2012 Feb;74(3):372-80. Epub 2010 Oct 23. PMID: 21075497; PMCID: PMC3116978.
  34. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Crystal YO, Ng MW, Crall JJ, Featherstone JD. Pediatric dental care: prevention and management protocols based on caries risk assessment. 2010 Oct;38(10):746-61. PMID: 21162350; PMCID: PMC3470809.
  35. Mertz E, Glassman P.  Alternative Practice Dental Hygiene in California: Past, Present, and Future. 2011 Jan;39(1):37-46. PMID: 21337961; PMCID: PMC3325901.
  36. Swan MA, Barker JC, Hoeft KS. Rural Latino Farmworker Fathers' Understanding of Children's Oral Hygiene Practices. 2010 Sep-Oct;32(5):400-6. PMID: 21070706; PMCID: In Process.
  37. Gansky SA, Cheng NF, Koch GG. Dose-Weighted Adjusted Mantel-Haenszel Tests for Numeric Scaled Strata in a Randomized Trial. 2011 May 1;3(2):266-275. PMID: 21709814; PMCID: PMC3119560.
  38. Moffett H, Schillinger D, Weintraub J, Liu J, Selby J, Karter A. Social disparities in dental insurance and utilization among medically insured patients with diabetes: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE). 2010 May;7(3):A57. Epub 2010 Apr 15. PMID: 20394696; PMCID: PMC2879989.
  39. Orellana M, Cooke M, Gansky SA, Nelson J, Miller A. Assessment of the Validity of HLD (Cal Mod) in Identifying Orthodontic Treatment Need. 2010 Feb;38(1):50-7. Epub 2009 Nov 23. PMID: 19968675; PMCID: In Process.
  40. Bramlett MD, Soobader M-J; Fisher-Owens SA, Weintraub JA, Platt LJ, Gansky SA, Newacheck  PW.  Assessing a Multilevel Model of Children’s Oral Health with National Survey Data. 2010 Aug;38(4):287-98. Epub 2010 Mar 29. PMID: 20370808; PMCID: PMC3025295.
  41. Finlayson TL, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA.  Dental utilization among Hispanic adults in agricultural worker families in California’s Central Valley.  2010 Fall;70(4):292-9. PMID: 20545826; PMCID: PMC3462228.
  42. Horton S, Barker JC.  Stigmatized Biologies: Examining the cumulative effects of oral health disparities for Mexican American Farm Worker. 2010 Jun;24(2):199-219. PMID: 20550093; PMCID: In Process.
  43. Irwin CE, Adams SH, Park, MJ, Newacheck PW. Preventive care for adolescents: few get visits and fewer get services. 2009 Apr;123(4):e565-72. PMID: 19336348; PMCID: In Process.
  44. Alexander C, Chen Eric, Grumbach K. How Leaky Is the Health Career Pipeline? Minority Student Achievement in College Gateway Courses.  2009 Jun;84(6):797-802. PMID: 19474563; PMCID: In Process.
  45. Horton S, Barker JC. Desigualdades corporeizadas: Los efectos duraderos de los sistemas públicos de salud oral basados en el Mercado (Embodied inequalities: The lasting effects of market-based dental public health care systems). Revista Palimpsestvs no. 6 (Capitalismo y salud). 2009;6:91-100.
  46. Hoeft KS, Barker JC, Masterson EE. Urban Mexican-American mothers’ beliefs about caries etiology in children. Epub 2010 Feb 10. PMID: 20156233; PMCID: In Process.
  47. Horton S, Barker JC. Stains on Their Self-Discipline: Public Health, Hygiene, and the Disciplining of Undocumented Immigrants in the Nation’s Internal Borderlands. 2009 Nov 1;36(4):784-798. PMID: 20161433; PMCID: PMC2787473.
  48. Adams SH, Hyde S, Gansky SA. Caregiver acceptability and preferences for early childhood caries preventive treatments for Hispanic children. 2009 Fall;69(4):217-24. PMID: 19486461; PMCID: PMC3117424.
  49. Butani Y, Gansky SA, Weintraub JA. Parental perception of oral health status and utilization of dental services among children in special and mainstream education classrooms.  2009 Jul-Aug;29(4):156-62. PMID: 19573042; PMCID: PMC3106150.
  50. Isong U, Gansky SA, Plesh O. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder type-pain in US adults: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). 2008 Fall;22(4):317-22. PMID: 19090404; PMCID: In Process.
  51. Adams SH, Newacheck PW, Park MJ, Brindis CD, Irwin, CE Jr. Health Insurance Across Vulnerable Ages: Patterns and Disparities From Adolescence to the Early 30s. 2007 May;119(5):e1033-9. PMID: 17473076; PMCID In Process.
  52. Adams SH, Husting S, Zahnd E, Ozer EM. Adolescent Preventive Services: Rates and Disparities in Preventive Health Topics Covered during Routine Medical Care in a California Sample. 2009 Jun;44(6):536-45. Epub 2008 Dec 6. PMID: 19465317; PMCID: PMC2730825.
  53. Butani Y, Weintraub JA, Barker JC. Oral health-related cultural beliefs for four racial/ethnic groups: Assessment of the literature. 2008 Sep 15;8:26. PMID: 18793438; PMCID: PMC2566974.
  54. Gansky SA, Ellison JA, Kavanagh C, Isong U, Walsh MM. Patterns and Correlates of Spit Tobacco Use among High School Males in Rural California. 2009 Spring;69(2):116-24. PMID: 19054309; PMCID: PMC3145454.
  55. Hyde S, Gansky SA, Gonzalez-Vargas MJ, Husting SR, Cheng NF, Millstein SG, Adams SH. Developing an Acceptability Assessment of Preventive Dental Treatments. 2009 Winter;69(1):18-23. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-7325.2008.00088.x. PMID: 18662256; PMCID: PMC3465715.
  56. Cheng NF, Han PZ, Gansky SA. Methods and software for estimating health disparities: The case of children’s oral health. 2008 Oct 15;168(8):906-14. Epub 2008 Sep 8. PMID: 18779387; PMCID: PMC2597673.
  57. Rowe DJ, Massoumi N, Hyde S, Weintraub JA. Career and Educational Pathways of Dental Hygiene Graduates: Comparison of Graduates from Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Entry-Level Programs. 2008 Apr;72(4):397-407. PMID: 18381846; PMCID: In Process.
  58. Fisher-Owens S, Barker JC, Hyde S, Adams S, Chung LH, Gansky SA, Weintraub JA. Giving Policy Some Teeth: The Need and Rationale for Health Policies to Reduce Disparities and Improve Oral Health. 2008 Mar-Apr;27(2):404-12.
  59. Barker JC, Horton S. An ethnographic study of rural Latino children’s oral health in rural California:  intersections among individual, community, provider and regulatory sectors. 2008 Mar 31;8:8.
  60. Griffin SO, Oong E, Kohn W, Vidakovic B, Gooch BF and Members of Expert Work Group: Bader J, Clarkson J, Fontana MR, Meyer DM, Rozier RG, Weintraub JA, Zero DT. The effectiveness of sealants in managing carious lesions.  2008 Feb;87(2):169-74.
  61. Adler NE, Rehkopf DH. U.S. Disparities in health: Descriptions, causes, and mechanisms. 2008;29:235-52. PMID: 18031225.
  62. Horton S, Barker JC. Rural Latino immigrant caregivers’ conceptions of their children’s oral disease. 2008 Winter;68(1):22-9. PMID: 18248338.
  63. Carr BR , Isong U, Weintraub JA. Identification and description of mobile dental programs. 2008 Fall;68(4):234-7. PMID: 18248344.
  64. Chainani-Wu N, Silverman S Jr., Reingold A, Bostrom A, Lozada-Nur F, Weintraub JA. Validation of Instruments to measure the symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus.  2008 Jan;105(1):51-8.
  65. Leu J, Yen I, Gansky SA, Adler N, Takeuchi D. The association between subjective social status and mental health among Asian immigrants. 2008 Mar;66(5):1152-64. Epub 2008 Jan 11. PMID: 18191317; PMCID: PMC2810405.
  66. Goodman E, Huang B, Schafer-Kalkhoff T, Adler, NE. Perceived socioeconomic status: A new type of identity which influences adolescents' self rated health. 2007 Nov;41(5):479-87. Epub 2007 Aug 29. PMID: 17950168; PMCID: PMC2204090.
  67. Calderon SH, Gilbert P, Zeff RN, Gansky SA, Featherstone JD, Weintraub JA, Gerbert B. Dental students' knowledge, attitudes, and intended behaviors regarding caries risk assessment: impact of years of education and patient age. 2007 Nov;71(11):1420-7.
  68. Adams SH, Newacheck PW, Park MJ, Brindis CD, Irwin, CE Jr. Health Insurance Across Vulnerable Ages: Patterns and Disparities From Adolescence to the Early 30s. 2007 May;119(5):e1033-9.
  69. Jenson L, Budenz AW, Featherstone JDB, Ramos-Gomez, FJ, Spolsky VW, Young DA. Clinical protocols for caries management by risk assessment.  2007 Oct;35(10):714-23.
  70. Chainani-Wu N, Silverman S, Lozada-Nur F, Weintraub J, McCulloch C. A randomized, placebo- controlled, double-blind clinical trial of Curcuminoids in oral Lichen planus. 2007 Aug;14(7-8):437-46. Epub 2007 Jul 2.
  71. Featherstone JD, Domejean-Orliaguet S, Jenson L, Wolff M, Young DA. Caries risk assessment in practice for age 6 through adult. 2007 Oct;35(10):703-7, 710-3.
  72. Ramos-Gomez F, Crall J, Gansky SA, Slayton R, Featherstone J. Caries Risk Assessment Appropriate for the Age One visit.  2007 Oct;35(10):687-702.
  73. Young DA, Featherstone JDB, Roth JR. Curing the silent epidemic: Caries management in the 21st century and beyond. 2007 Oct;35(10):681-5.
  74. Fisher-Owens SA, Gansky SA, Platt LJ, Weintraub JA, Soobader M, Bramlett MD, Newacheck PW.  Influences on Children's Oral Health: A Conceptual Model. 2007 Sep;120(3):e510-20.
  75. Mouradian WE, Huebner CE, Ramos-Gomez F, Slavkin HC. Beyond Access: The Role of Family and Community in Children's Oral Health.  2007 May;71(5):619-31.
  76. Hilton IV, Stephen S, Barker JC, Weintraub J. Cultural Factors and Children's Oral Health Care: A qualitative study of caregivers of young children. 2007 Dec;35(6):429-38.
  77. Gansky SA, Plesh O. Widespread pain and fibromyalgia in a biracial cohort of young women. 2007 Apr;34(4):810-7.
  78. Weintraub JA. Family Matters: Influence of Biology & Behavior on Oral Health. 2007 Mar;73(2):14-9.
  79. Ha AT, Gansky SA. HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (NPPs) used in U.S. dental schools: factors related to readability or lack thereof. 2007 Mar;71(3):419-29.
  80. Schillinger D, Barton LR, Karter AJ, Wang F,  Adler NE. Does literacy mediate the relationship between education and health outcomes? A study of a low-income population with diabetes. 2006 May-Jun;121(3):245-54
  81. Domejean-Orliaguet S, Gansky SA, Featherstone JD. Caries risk assessment in an educational environment.  2006 Dec;70(12):1346-54.
  82. Chung LH, Shain SG, Stephen SM; Weintraub JA. Oral Health Status of San Francisco Public School Kindergarteners 2000-2005. 2006 Fall;66(4):235-41.
  83. Duderstadt KG, Hughes DC, Soobader MJ, Newacheck PW. The impact of public insurance expansions on children's access and use of care. 2006 Oct;118(4):1676-82.
  84. Horton, Sarah. The Double Burden on Safety Net Providers: Placing Health Disparities in the Context of the Privatization of Health Care in the U.S.  2006 Nov;63(10):2702-14. Epub 2006 Sep 5.
  85. Isong U, Weintraub JA. Dental check-up of California’s Healthy Families Program. 2006 Jul-Aug;28(4):316-24.
  86. Featherstone JD. Caries prevention and reversal based on the caries balance. 2006 Mar-Apr;28(2):128-32; discussion 192-8.
  87. Zhan L, Featherstone JD, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Fujino T, Berkowitz RJ, Den Besten PK. Antibacterial treatment needed for severe early childhood caries. 2006 Summer;66(3):174-9.
  88. Featherstone JD. Delivery challenges for fluoride, chlorhexidine and xylitol. 2006 Jun 15;6 Suppl 1:S8.
  89. Hsieh NK, Herzig K, Gansky SA, Danley D, Gerbert B. Changing dentists' knowledge, attitudes and behavior regarding domestic violence through an interactive multimedia tutorial. 2006 May;137(5):596-603.
  90. Ellison J, Mansell C, Hoika L, MacDougall W, Gansky S, Walsh M. Characteristics of adolescent smoking in high school students in California. 2006 Spring;80(2):8. Epub 2006 Apr 1.
  91. Hodgson TA, Naidoo S, Chidzonga M, Ramos-Gomez F, Shiboski C. Identification of oral health care needs in children and adults, management of oral diseases. 2006 Apr 1;19(1):106-17.
  92. Weintraub JA, Ramos-Gomez F, Jue B, Hoover CI, Featherstone JD, Gansky SA. Fluoride varnish efficacy to prevent early childhood caries.  2006 Feb;85(2):172-6.
  93. Hyde S, Satariano WA, Weintraub JA. Welfare dental intervention improves employment and quality of life.  2006 Jan;85(1):79-84.
  94. Singh-Manoux A, Marmot MG,  Adler, NE. Does subjective social status predict health and change in health status better than objective status? 2005 Nov-Dec;67(6):855-61.
  95. Hughes DC, Duderstadt KG, Soobader MP, Newacheck PW. Disparities in children's use of oral health services. 2005 Jul-Aug;120(4):455-62.
  96. Khoo G, Zhan L, Hoover C, Featherstone JD. Cariogenic virulence characteristics of mutans streptococci isolated from caries-active and caries-free adults.  2005 Dec;33(12):973-80.
  97. Hu W, Featherstone JD. Prevention of enamel demineralization: an in-vitro study using light-cured filled sealant.  2005 Nov;128(5):592-600; quiz 670.
  98. Semer N, Ellison J, Mansell C, Hoika L, MacDougall W, Gansky SA, Walsh MM. Development and evaluation of a tobacco cessation motivational program for adolescents based on physical attractiveness and oral health. 2005 Fall;79(4):9. Epub 2005 Oct 1.
  99. Ramos-Gomez F, Cruz GD, Watson MR, Canto MT, Boneta AE. Latino oral health: A research agenda toward eliminating oral health disparities.  2005 Sep;136(9):1231-40.
  100. Isong U, Weintraub JA. Determinants of dental service utilization among 2 to 11-year-old California children. 2005 Summer;65(3):138-45.
  101. Weintraub JA. Dental Public Health Research in Action: Population and Community-Based Research.  2005 Jul;33(7):548-52.
  102. Hyde S, Weintraub JA, Satariano WA. An evaluation of the San Francisco Department of Human Services Welfare Dental Program. 2005 Spring;65(2):104-9.
  103. Plesh O, Sinisi SE, Crawford PB, Gansky SA. Diagnoses based on the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders in a biracial population of young women. 2005 Winter;19(1):65-75.
  104. Operario D, Adler NE, Williams, DR. Subjective social status: Reliability and predictive utility for global health. Psychol Health. 2004;19(2):237-246.   
  105. Staninec M, Artiga N, Gansky SA, Marshall GW, Eakle S. Bonded amalgam sealants and adhesive resin sealants: five-year clinical results. 2004 May;35(5):351-7.
  106. Pine CM, Adair PM, Nicoll AD, Burnside G, Petersen PE, Beighton D, Gillett A, Anderson R, Anwar S, Brailsford S, Broukal Z, Chestnutt IG, Declerck D, Ping FX, Ferro R, Freeman R, Gugushe T, Harris R, Lin B, Lo EC, Maupome G, Moola MH, Naidoo S, Ramos-Gomez F, Samaranayake LP, Shahid S, Skeie MS, Splieth C, Sutton BK, Soo TC, Whelton H. International Comparisons of Health Inequalities in Childhood Dental Caries. 2004 Mar;21(1 Suppl):121-30.
  107. Beighton D, Brailsford S, Samaranayake LP, Brown JP, Ping FX, Grant-Mills D, Harris R, Lo EC, Naidoo S, Ramos-Gomez F, Soo TC, Burnside G, Pine CM. A Multi-country Comparison of Caries-associated Microflora in Demographically Diverse Children. 2004 Mar;21(1 Suppl):96-101.
  108. Adair PM, Pine CM, Burnside G, Nicoll AD, Gillett A, Anwar S, Broukal Z, Chestnutt IG, Declerck D, Ping FX, Ferro R, Freeman R, Grant-Mills D, Gugushe T, Hunsrisakhun J, Irigoyen-Camacho M, Lo EC, Moola MH, Naidoo S, Nyandindi U, Poulsen VJ, Ramos-Gomez F, Razanamihaja N, Shahid S, Skeie MS, Skur OP, Splieth C, Soo TC, Whelton H, Young DW. Familial and Cultural Perceptions and Beliefs of Oral Hygiene and Dietary Practices Among Ethnically and Socio-economically Diverse Groups. 2004 Mar;21(1 Suppl):102-11.
  109. Pine CM, Adair PM, Petersen PE, Douglass C, Burnside G, Nicoll AD, Gillett A, Anderson R, Beighton D, Jin-You B, Broukal Z, Brown JP, Chestnutt IG, Declerck D, Devine D, Espelid I, Falcolini G, Ping FX, Freeman R, Gibbons D, Gugushe T, Harris R, Kirkham J, Lo EC, Marsh P, Maupome G, Naidoo S, Ramos-Gomez F, Sutton BK, Williams S. Developing Explanatory Models of Health Inequalities in Childhood Dental Caries. 2004 Mar;21(1 Suppl):86-95.
  110. Featherstone JD.  The continuum of dental caries--evidence for a dynamic disease process.  2004;83 Spec No C:C39-42.
  111. Featherstone JD. The caries balance: the basis for caries management by risk assessment.  2004;2 Suppl 1:259-64.
  112. Eakle WS, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA, Featherstone JD. Salivary fluoride levels following application of fluoride varnish or fluoride rinse.  2004 Dec;32(6):462-9.
  113. Milgrom P, Garcia RI, Ismail A, Katz RV, Weintraub JA. Improving America's access to care. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research addresses oral health disparities. 2004 Oct;135(10):1389-96.
  114. Adler NE, Snibbe AC. The role of psychosocial processes in explaining the gradient between socioeconomic status and health. Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 2003;12119- 123
  115. Shiboski CH, Gansky SA, Ramos-Gomez F, Ngo L, Isman R, Pollick HF. The association of early childhood caries and race/ethnicity among California preschool children.  2003 Winter;63(1):38-46.
  116. Featherstone JD. The caries balance: contributing factors and early detection.  2003 Feb;31(2):129-33.
  117. Featherstone JD, Adair SM, Anderson MH, Berkowitz RJ, Bird WF, Crall JJ, Den Besten PK, Donly KJ, Glassman P, Milgrom P, Roth JR, Snow R, Stewart RE.  Caries management by risk assessment: consensus statement, April 2002. 2003 Mar;31(3):257-69.
  118. Gansky SA. Dental data mining: Potential pitfalls and practical issues.  2003 Dec;17:109-14.
  119. DenBesten P, Berkowitz R. Early childhood caries: an overview with reference to our experience in California. 2003 Feb;31(2):139-43.
  120. Glassman P, Anderson M, Jacobsen P, Schonfeld S, Weintraub J, White A, Gall T, Hammersmark S, Isman R, Miller CE, Noel D, Silverstein S, Young D. Practical protocols for the prevention of dental disease in community setting for people with special needs: the protocols.  2003 Sep-Oct;23(5):160-4.
  121. Weintraub JA. Fluoride varnish for caries prevention: Comparisons with other preventive agents and recommendations for a community-based protocol. 2003 Sep-Oct;23(5):180-6.
  122. Plesh O, Crawford PB, Gansky SA. Chronic pain in a biracial population of young women. 2002 Oct;99(3):515-23.
  123. Weintraub JA. Fluoride gel applications reduce caries incidence. Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2002;3(3): 64-65.
  124. Weintraub JA, Millstein SG. Community Preventive Services and Oral Health: Wishes for the Future. 2002 Jul;23(1 Suppl):3-5.
  125. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Featherstone JD. Bacterial, behavioral and environmental factors associated with early childhood caries. 2002 Winter;26(2):165-73.
  126. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Jue B, Bonta CY. Implementing an Infant Oral Care Program. 2002 Oct;30(10):752-61.

Book Chapters

  1. Gansky, SA, Neuhaus, J. Chapter 14 Missing Data in Statistical and Methodological Aspects of Oral Health Research, Eds Dominique Declerck, Jocelyne Feine, Brian Leroux, Emmanuel Lesaffre. (pp. 241-257). Wiley publishing, 2009. 
  2. Grumbach K, Braveman P, Adler NE, Bindman AB. Vulnerable populations and health disparities: An overview. In: T King, M Wheeler, A Bindman, A Fernandez K. Grumbach, D Schillinger, T Villela (Eds.), Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients: Principles, practice and populations (pp 3-11). New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007
  3. Plesh O, Gansky SA. Fibromyalgia and Temporomandibular Disorders. In: Laskin D (ed.). Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment, 2005.
  4. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Nealon M. “Dental Care: The Forgotten Need” (Ch 35, pp 363-372). In: M Wheeler M, King T, Fernandez A, Vilella T, Bindman A, Grumbach K, eds. Medical Management of Vulnerable Populations: Principles, Practice and Populations. McGraw Hill Lange, 2006.
  5. Adler NE. Socioeconomic status and health. In N.B. Anderson (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior (pp. 768-770). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2004.
  6. Adler NE. Looking beyond the borders of the health sector: The socioeconomic determinants of health. In: E.R. Rubin & S.L. Schappert (Eds.), Meeting health needs in the 21st century. Washington, DC: Association of Academic Health Centers, 2003 (pp. 14-27).
  7. Eakle WS, Gansky SA, Zhan L, Featherstone JDB. Clinical evaluation of the DIAGNOdent device. In: Stookey GK, ed. Early Detection of Dental Caries. 3rd ed. Indianapolis: Indiana University School of Dentistry, 2003.


  1. Gansky SA. Graphing and modeling kappa for dependent nominal agreement data with application to dental caries (#306089). UCSD JSM conference. March 29-April 18, 2012.
  2. Zhan L, JDB Featherstone, Lo J, Krupansky C, Hoang N, DenBesten P, Huynh T. Clinical Efficacy and Effect of Xylitol-Wipes on Bacterial Virulence. International Conference on Novel Anticaries and Remineralizing Agents 2. January 4, 2012.
  3. Lazar AA. Personalized care based on subgroup methodology [Oral Presentation]. 5th Meeting on Methodological Issues in Oral Health Symposium. 2012.
  4. Cheng J, Featherstone JDB, and Gansky SA. Mediation Analysis on General Outcomes with Application in Dental Studies. Joint Statistical Meeting, Topic-contributed session, San Diego, CA. 2012.
  5. Amanzadeh B. IADR, Brazil, Visual Ethnography of Food, Drink and Snack Advertsiemnts in Rural and Urban El Salvador. APHA, San Francisco. 2012.
  6. Amanzadeh B. Visual Ethnography of Food, Drink and Snack Advertsiemnts in Rural and Urban El Salvador. 2012.
  7. Amanzadeh B. UCSF Elev8 Collaborative: Community-Academic Partnership in Action. APHA, San Francisco. 2012.
  8. Wides C, Rab-Alam S, Tsai C, Mertz E. Oral Presentation: Impact of Medi-Cal Adult Dental Benefit Cuts. California Statewide Taskforce on Oral Health for People with Special Needs. Sacramento, CA. 2011.
  9. Wides C, Spetz J & Mertz E. Predictors of Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice [Poster]. UCSF School of Dentistry Research and Clinical Excellence Day. October 13, 2011.
  10. Mertz E & Glassman P. Registered Dental Hygienists in Alternative Practice: Increasing Access to Dental Care in California [Poster]. UCSF School of Dentistry Research and Clinical Excellence Day. October 13, 2011.
  11. Wides C, Brody H, Alexander C, Gansky S, Mertz E.  Long-term Outcomes of a Program to Increase Dental School Enrollment of Economically Disadvantaged and Underrepresented Minority Students: The Dental Post-baccalaureate Program [Poster]. UCSF Health Care Disparities Symposium. October 7, 2011.
  12. Mertz E & Glassman P.  Registered Dental Hygienists in Alternative Practice: Increasing Access to Dental Care in California. UCSF Health Care Disparities Symposium. October 7, 2011.
  13. Wides C, Spetz J & Mertz E. Predictors of Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice. UCSF Health Care Disparities Symposium. Oral Presentation (Wides). October 7, 2011.
  14. Mertz E.  Independent dental hygiene practice: The logic of professions in institutional maintenance and change [Oral Presentation]. American Sociological Association. August 2011.
  15. Wides C, Spetz J, and Mertz E. Predictors of Alternative Dental Hygiene Practice [Oral Presentation]. AcademyHealth. June 11-14, 2011.
  16. Mertz E, Glassman P.  Alternative Practice Dental Hygiene in California, Past, Present, Future.  Academy of Health, Seattle, WA. June 2011. 
  17. Lazar AA. Exploring Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects In Clinical Trials Using Subgroup Analyses [Oral Presentation]. UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. 2011.
  18. Lazar AA, Chen JY, Walsh M, Oberoi S. Caries Knowledge and Behaviors of Parents with CL/P Children [Poster Presentation]. IADR. 2011.
  19. Lazar AA, Gansky SA, Slajs A, Shain S, Ramos-Gomez F, Weintraub JA, Zerbe GO. Determining the Significance Regions for Comparative Studies with Non-Normally Distributed Oral Health Data [Oral Presentation]. AADR/IADR/CADR/ADEA – The 2011 Epi-Forum. 2011.
  20. Gansky SA, Lazar AA, Cheng NF, Mejia GC: Measuring oral health disparities in the US: Interpretations and recommendations [Oral Symposium]. J Dent Res 90 (Spec Iss A): 226, 2011.
  21. Sundarrajan S, Cheng J, and Hyde S. Are dental caries in adolescents associated with health insurance? UCSF School of Dentistry Research Day. 2011.
  22. Chung LH, Cheng J, and Adams GJ. Oral hygiene practices, dental care utilization, and oral health status during pregnancy. UCSF School of Dentistry Research Day. 2011.
  23. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Cheng J, Gansky SA, Santo W, Hoover CI, Featherstone JDB, Weintraub JA. Salivary bacterial risk markers of subsequent early childhood caries. IADR/AADR/CADR: 89th General Session and Exhibition. San Diego, CA. 2011.
  24. Amanzadah B. Context of Childhood Dental Caries in Rural El Salvador: An Ethnography of Children’s Dietary Habits [Poster]. 2011 National Oral Health Conference (NOHC). Pittsburgh, PA. April 11-13, 2011.
  25. Ramos-Gomez F, Gansky S, Santo W, Featherstone JDB, Weintraub JA. MAYA—randomized clinical trial to prevent early childhood caries. AADR 2010: Washington, DC. 2010.
  26. Weintraub JA, Gansky S, Santo W, Hoover C, Featherstone JDB, Ramos-Gomez F. Chlorhexidine mouthrinse efficacy and duration in reducing salivary mutans streptococci. AADR 2010 Washington DC. 2010.
  27. Albino JA, Garcia R, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA. Centers for research to reduce disparities in oral health.  World Congress on Preventive Dentistry.  Phuket, Thailand. September 2009.
  28. Gansky S, Cheng NF, Mejia G.  A simulation study of health disparity indices – how do they depend on prevalence? JSM: Washington, DC. August 2009. 
  29. Gansky SA, Cheng NF: Health Disparity Indices - Simulations of Underlying Dependencies, Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society: San Antonio, TX. March 15-18, 2009.
  30. Gansky SA, Cheng NF, Weintraub JA.  Acculturation, Health Literacy and School Quality Relating to Untreated Caries. IADR: Miami, FL. 2009.
  31. Prakash P, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA. Relationship between Self-Perceived Stained Teeth and Dental Caries. IADR: Miami, FL. 2009.
  32. Pinzon LM, Watanabe LG, Tomsia A, Weintraub JA, Marshall SJ, Marshall GW. Microleakage of caries and healthy human teeth restored with GI. IADR: Miami, FL. 2009.
  33. Weintraub JA, Prakash P, Shain SG, Laccabue M, Gansky SA.  Relationship between Untreated Caries in Mothers and their Children. IADR: Miami, FL. 2009.
  34. Hyde S, Weintraub JA.  Oral Health and Quality of Life of Agricultural-Worker Families. IADR: Miami, FL. April 2009.
  35. Mendoza RA, Weintraub J, Pollick HF, Barker JC.  Fluoridated water knowledge and implications for fluoride delivery among Latinas and children in San Francisco, CA. NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  36. Adams, SH, Rowe, C, and Hyde, S. Parental acceptability and preferences for caries preventive treatments for young African-American children. NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  37. Hyde S, Rowe C, Barker JC, Adams SH.  Early childhood caries prevention:  understanding reason for African American parents’ treatment preferences.  NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  38. Hoeft, K.  Highlighting the disconnect: comparing lay (parent) and professional models of the etiology of early childhood caries. NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  39. Masterson EE, Hoeft KS, Barker JC. Mexican-American mothers’ perspectives of pediatric treatment methods in the dental clinic.  NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  40. Weintraub JA, Glassman P, Newacheck PW, Isong U,  Gloria C. Mejia GC. Dental caries among children enrolled in early interventions and special education programs:  NHANES, 1999-2002. NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  41. Hyde S, Corie Rowe, MS, Barker JA, Adams SH.  Early Childhood Caries Prevention: Understanding Reasons for African American Parents’ Treatment Preferences. NOHC: Portland, OR. April 2009.
  42. Weintraub JA, Barker JC, Gansky SA.  Understanding oral health disparities among Hispanic children.  Hispanic Dental Assoc annual meeting: Carefree, AZ. November 2008.
  43. Masterson EE, Hoeft KS, Barker JC.  Treating Latino children with public insurance:  the dentist's perspective.  APHA: San Diego, CA. October 2008.
  44. Weintraub JA.  UCSF Center to address disparities in children's oral health:  Understanding and preventing early childhood caries.  APHA: San Diego, CA. October 2008. 
  45. Hoeft KS, Masterson EE, Barker JC.  Latino caregivers' conceptions of cavity causes.  APHA: San Diego, CA. October 2008.
  46. Prakash P, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA.  Self-reported oral health problems among agricultural workers in rural California.  APHA: San Diego, CA. October 2008.
  47. Brown T, Finlayson TL, Fulton B, Jahedi S, Scheffler RM.  Oral health and access to dental care among adults in California.  APHA: San Diego, CA. October 2008.
  48. Finlayson TL, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA, Dental utilization by adult Hispanic agricultural workers in California’s central valley.  APHA: San Diego, CA. October 2008.
  49. Brown C.  Dental case managers:  a role whose time has come.  Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Meeting.  August 2008. 
  50. Pinzón LM, Stanislowsky R, Watanabe LG, Gansky SA, Weintraub JA, Tomsia AP, Marshall SJ, Marshall GW.  Interfaces between glass ionomers and normal and caries affected dentin.  Toronto IADR. July 2008. 
  51. Gansky SA, Han PZ, Cheng NF.  Estimating health disparity indices with confidence bounds from complex sample surveys:  The California oral health needs assessment of children.  Intl Biometric Conference. July 2008.
  52. Sakima G, Hyde S, Gansky S, Broder HL, Weintraub JA.  Oral health and quality of life of agricultural workers' children.  AAPD: Washington, DC. May 2008.
  53. Hoeft, KS, Masterson EE, Barker J.  Care seeking and conceptualization of dental problems among Mexican caregivers with young children.  NOHC: Miami, FL. April 2008.
  54. Masterson EE, Barker JC, Hoeft KS.  Shades of decay:  the meanings of tooth discoloration and deterioration to Mexican immigrants.  NOHC: Miami, FL: April 2008.
  55. Yee C, Stephen S, Lopez D, Barker JC, Weintraub JA.  Healthy San Francisco SFDPH Personnel's views on dental care importance.  NOHC: Miami, FL: April 2008.
  56. Hyde, S, Adams, SH, Barker, JC. Early childhood caries prevention: understanding reasons for parental treatment preferences.  NOHC: Miami, FL. April 2008.
  57. Sakima G, Hyde S, Ganksy SA, Broder H, Weintraub JA.  Oral health and quality of life of agricultural workers' children.  NOHC: Miami, FL. April 2008.
  58. Gansky SA, Han PZ, Cheng NF.  Estimating health disparity indices with confidence bounds from complex sample surveys:  The California oral health needs assessment of children.  Intl Biometric Conf. July 2008.
  59. Adams SH, Hyde S, Husting SR.  Acceptability and preferences for early childhood caries preventive treatments.  AADR: Dallas, TX. April 2008.
  60. Weintraub JA, Adams S, Hoeft K, Mendoza R, Ramos-Gomez F, Barker J.  Bottled, Filtered or Tap? Implications for Fluoridated Water Exposure [Oral Presentation].  AADR: Dallas, TX. April 2008. 
  61. Pinzon LM, Ramos-Gomez F, Watanabe LG, Gansky SA, Weintraub JA, Tomsia A, Marshall SJ, Marshall GW.  Interfacial structure, bond strength and nanomechanical properties of two sealants.  AADR: Dallas, TX. April 2008.
  62. Barker JC, Horton S.  Structural and Policy Influences on Sustaining Oral Health Disparities for Rural Latino Children.  Panel:  Health and Health Disparities: The Same or Different?  Examining the Invisibility of Structural Influences.  Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Medical Anthropology: Memphis, TN. March 2008.
  63. Hoeft K, Barker JC, Masterson E.  Mexican-American Caregivers’ Understanding of Initiating Home Oral Hygiene for Their Young Children.  Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Medical Anthropology: Memphis, TN. March 2008.
  64. Ramos-Gomez, FJ ,  Weintraub JA, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Featherstone JDB. Bacterial and Behavioral Factors Associated with Early Childhood Caries  IADR –Poster session 2000.
  65. Plesh O, Gansky SA, Crawford PB: Chronic Pains in Young Asian and Hispanic US Women. J Dent Res 80(IADR Abstracts): 783, 2001.
  66. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Ed Martinez MPH;MPA Oral health status among pre-schoolers from the US/Mexican Border. IADR – Oral Presentation 2002.
  67. Gansky SA, Sinisi SE, Crawford PB, Plesh O: Socioeconomic status ladder to assess perceived overall and oral health. J Dent Res 81(IADR Abstracts): A-219, 2002.
  68. White BA, Maupome G, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA: Cost of care for children with early childhood caries in an HMO.  J Dent Res 81(IADR Abstracts): A-45, 2002.
  69. Ramos-Gomez F. Oral health status among young children from the US California-Mexican border. IADR 2002, San Diego.
  70. Le V, Gansky SA, Newbrun E: Fluoride and lead concentrations related to pH in drinking water. 32nd Annual AADR Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 13 March 2003.
  71. Evans P, Hilton I, Stephen S. Identifying cultural differences to early preventive oral health care in children 1-5. Infant and child health poster session: Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. 15-19 November 2003.
  72. Zhan L, Den Besten PK, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Fujino T, Featherstone JDB.  Povidone Iodine as an Oral Antiseptic in Children with Early Childhood Caries.  Caries Research; 37:272, 2003.
  73. Orlans J, Mertz E, Grumbach K.  Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas: Methods and Policy.  National Oral Health Conference, Milwaukee, J Public Health Dent 2003.
  74. Weintraub JA, Ramos-Gomez F, Shain S, Gansky SA. Caries Risk Indicators Among Families of Young Asian and Hispanic Children.  J Dent Res;82 (Special Iss A). 1340. 2003.
  75. Peters D, White BA, Maupome G, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA. The Association between Caries in Permanent and Primary Teeth. J Dent Res 82 (Special Iss A). 1336. 2003.
  76. Isong UO, Weintraub JA. Racial/ethnic disparities in dental care access among Californian adults. J Dent Res 82 (Special Iss A). 2003.
  77. Evans P, Hilton I, Stephen S. VIPs- Very Important Partners: Use Of Community Advisory Boards in Oral Health Research. J Public Health Dent. 63(Supl 1):S40, 2003.
  78. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Reimann JOF, Talavarera GA, Martinez E. Evaluating Effectiveness of promotoras in the prevention of early childhood caries. IADR Sweden. 2003.
  79. Pine CM, Adair PM, Nicoll AD et al. (including Ramos-Gomez FG) International perspectives on health: inequalities in childhood dental caries. IADR Sweden. 2003.
  80. Hyde S, Weintraub JA.  Oral health and oral health-related quality of life of San Francisco Welfare reform participants.  J Public Health Dent.  63 Suppl 1:S45, 2003.
  81. Gansky S. Data mining methods for risk associations in children’s statewide health examinations. APHA meeting, November, San Francisco. 2003.
  82. Hsu TH, Chaw JK, Stephen S, Weintraub JA.  Potential effects of proposed budget cuts on access to oral health services in San Francisco.  National Oral Health Conference, May 3, , Los Angeles, CA, 2004.
  83. Gansky SA, Gregorich SE, Ramos-Gomez FJ, Shain SG, Weintraub JA. Assessing Scale Validity for Latina and Chinese Preschoolers' Mothers. Northern California Epidemiology Network: Social Determinants of Health and Disease, 2004.
  84. S. Hyde, J.A. Weintraub. A Rehabilitative Dental Intervention in a Welfare Reform Population IADR, Honolulu, 2004.
  85. U. Isong, J.A. Weintraub. Dental service utilization among 2-11 year old children in California IADR, Honolulu, 2004.
  86. S.A. Gansky, S.E. Gregorich, F.J. Ramos-Gomez, S.G. Shain, J.A. Weintraub. Dental Self-Efficacy Scale Validation for Latina and Chinese Preschoolers' Mothers IADR, Honolulu, 2004.
  87. J.A. Weintraub, F.J. Ramos-Gomez, B. Jue, S.G. Shain, M. Rapozo-Hilo, S.A. Gansky. Salivary Fluoride Levels Following Fluoride Varnish Application in Young Children, IADR 2004, Honolulu
  88. F.J. Ramos-Gomez, S.A. Gansky, R. Isman, J. Fine, U. Isong, J.A. Weintraub. Evaluating Effectiveness of Training Dental Practitioners in ECC Prevention IADR 2004, Honolulu
  89. C.I. Hoover, J.A. Weintraub, S.A. Gansky, J.M. White, R.S. Wilson, J.D.B. Featherstone. Effect of a Caries Management Regimen on Cariogenic Bacterial Populations IADR  Honolulu, 2004.
  90. M.L. Rapozo-Hilo, S.A. Gansky, C.I. Hoover, J.A. Weintraub, J.M. White, R.S. Wilson, J.D.B. Featherstone. Cariogenic Bacteria and Salivary Fluoride as Caries Risk Indicators IADR Honolulu, 2004.
  91. Lin DT, Gansky SA, DenBesten PK, Featherstone JDB: Caries detection in mixed dentition by radiography and laser fluorescence.  J Dent Res 83(Sp Iss A, IADR Abstracts), 2004.
  92. Khoo MA, DenBesten PK, Fujino T, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Zhan L, Featherstone JDB: MS genetic diversity and cariogenic bacterial levels in ECC subjects.  J Dent Res 83(Sp Iss A, IADR Abstracts), 2004.
  93. Fujino T, Zhan L, DenBesten PK, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Featherstone JDB: Comparative enumeration of cariogenic bacterial by two saliva sampling techniques.  J Dent Res 83(Sp Iss A, IADR Abstracts), 2004.
  94. Gansky SA, Wilson RS: Questionnaire inconsistencies as proxies for functional health literacy in assessing early childhood caries risk in California preschoolers.  J Pub Health Dent (NOHC Abstracts) 2004.
  95. Cheng A, Gansky SA: Oral health needs of California preschool children compared to dentist supply with ZIP code validation.  J Pub Health Dent (NOHC Abstracts) 2004.
  96. Hyde S, Weintraub JA, Satariano WA.  An evaluation of the San Francisco Department of Human Services Welfare Dental Program.  National Oral Health Conference, May 3, Los Angeles, CA. 2004.
  97. Hilton I, Stephen S, McRee T. Exploring cultural beliefs and practices influencing access to early preventive oral health care in children 1-5, J Pub Health Dent 64 (Supl 1):S58, 2004. 
  98. Williamson J, Manatunga AK, Gansky S: Modeling kappa in the presence of missing data. Intl Conf on Statistics in Health Sciences, Nantes, France, 24 June 2004.
  99. Gansky SA: Accounting for strata metric in randomization-based tests.  Intl Biometric Conf, Cairns, Australia, 15 July 2004.
  100. Gansky SA: Stratum scale-adjusted Mantel-Haenszel tests applicable to health disparities. Stat Secn of APHA, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2005.
  101. Gansky S, Cheng N, Pollick H:  Predicting Early Childhood Caries with Individual, Family and Neighborhood Factors. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  102. Ramos-Gomez F, Gansky S, Gonzalez-Beristain R, Santo W, Weintraub J: Predictors of Retention of Pregnant Women in a Community-based Trial. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  103. Featherstone J.D.B, Gansky S, Hoover C, Rapozo-Hilo M, Weintraub J, White J, Wilson R: Chlorhexidine and Fluoride Therapy Reduces Caries Risk. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  104. Walton D, Gansky S, Hoover C, Featherstone J.D.B: Alternative Chlorhexidine Regimen Suggests Greater Reduction in Mutans Stretococci Levels. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  105. Hoover C, Weintraub J, Gansky S, White J, Wilson R, Featherstone J.D.B: Effect of Restorations and Bacterial Challenge Management on Cariogenic Bacteria. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  106. Weintraub J, Ramos-Gomez F, Shain S, Jue B, Hoover C, Gansky S, Rapozo-Hilo, Featherstone J.D.B: Efficacy of Fluoride Varnish in Preventing Early Childhood Caries. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  107. Isong U, Weintraub J: Utilization of the San Francisco Healthy Kids Dental Program. IADR/AADR Baltimore 2005
  108. Gansky S.  Dose-Adjusted Mantel-Haenszel Tests for Numeric Scaled Strata.  International Biometric Society, Eastern North American Region Annual Spring Meeting, Austin, TX, March 2005.
  109. Park J, Isong U, Weintraub JA.  Evaluation of a new program for public financing of dental care.  NOHC, 2005
  110. Pourrahimi P, Gonzalez M, Jane A. Weintraub, JA . Changes in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry.  NOHC, 2005. 
  111. Gansky SA, Shain SG, Ramos-Gomez F, Weintraub JA.  Fitting Statistical models for early childhood caries.   NOHC, 2005.
  112. Weintraub JA (Organizer and Symposium Chair) Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Community-based Populations. (Invited symposium). IADR 2005.
  113. Barker J.  Recruitment and Retention of low-income Chinese and Hispanic Families in San Francisco (In Weintraub’s symposium). IADR 2005 Baltimore, March 11, 2005.
  114. Weintraub JA.  Recent Advances in the Fluoride Legacy: Fluoride varnishes. (Invited symposium) NOHC Pittsburgh. May 4, 2005
  115. Gansky SA: Missing or incomplete data – what you don’t know can hurt you. Statistical considerations in clinical research grant applications. 10 Mar 2005 IADR/AADR Baltimore.
  116. Gansky SA: Minimal assumption scale-adjusted Mantel-Haenszel tests. Biometrics Section of the American Statistical Association, Joint Statistical Meetings, Minneapolis, MN, 07 Aug 2005.
  117. Slaughter A, Sinkford JC, Alexander CJ.  A short term strategy to diversify the oral health workforce.  Improving Health Among Communities of Color, National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health. DHHS, Jan 2006. 
  118. Horton S & Barker JC.  Risky Inaction: The Effects of California’s Public Dental Insurance Program on Farmworker Children’s Oral Health.  Society for Applied Anthropology/ Society for Medical Anthropology, Annual meeting, Vancouver, February 2006.
  119. Ha AT, Gansky SA.   HIPAA Notices of Privacy Practices (NPPs) in U.S. Dental Schools: Readability or Lack Thereof.  NOHC Little Rock, AR 2006. 
  120. Bui, T, Gansky SA.  Comparing 2 caries risk assessment tools in California oral health needs assessment preschoolers.  NOHC, Little Rock, AR. 2006.
  121. Carr BR, Isong U, Weintraub JA.  Evaluation and description of mobile dental programs.  NOHC Little Rock, AR 2006. 
  122. Mertz E, Grumbach, K.  Development of a Survey of Dental Hygienists in California. National Oral Health Conference, 2006.
  123. Carr BR, Isong U, Weintraub JA.  Methods for identifying mobile dental van programs in California.  AADR, Orlando, FL. 2006.
  124. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Gansky S, Hoover CI, Shain S, Weintraub JA.  Bacterial salivary markers’ role in ECC risk assessment in infants.  IADR, Brisbane, Australia, 2006.
  125. Gansky S, Cheng NF, Shain SG, Weintraub JA, Ramos-Gomez F.  Early childhood caries prediction with knowledge discovery data mining tools.  IADR, Brisbane Australia, 2006.
  126. Gansky S,  ABCs of DSMBs. Lunch & Learn, IADR, Brisbane Australia, June 2006.
  127. Alexander CJ, Gansky SA.  A innovative strategy to diversity the orally health workforce.  National Leadership Summit on Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health.  DHHS, Jan 2006.
  128. Ramos-Gomez F.  Infant Oral Care.  Lunch & Learn, IADR, Brisbane Australia, June 2006.
  129. Gansky SA, Cheng NF: Ensemble models for risk prediction with multilevel data. Biometrics Sect of the American Statistical Association, Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug Seattle, WA. 2006.
  130. Fisher-Owens SA, Soobader M-J, Bramlett MD, Gansky SA, Weintraub JA, Platt LJ, Newacheck P.  Many layers of tooth decay:  A new conceptual framework for approaching children's oral health.  APHA, Boston MA, Nov 2006.
  131. Gansky SA.  Simple Bayes rule for adverse events in prevention trials (oral) Statistics Section of APHA, Boston MA, Nov 2006. 
  132. Roe KM, Hilton IV, Stephen S, De Luna J, Fong L, Nacionales M, Naranjo P, Carter D. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Children: Perspectives from Low Income Latino, Chinese, Filipino, and African American caregivers. APHA, Boston, Nov 2006.
  133. Tornabene A, Hoover CI, Mathias R, Shiboski CH, A Comparison of Oral Bacteria and Salivary pH in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease and Post-Renal Transplant Patients.  AAPD, 2006.
  134. Foster M, Mathias R, Rosenthal P, Shiboski CH, Caries Prevalence in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients AAPD, 2006.
  135. Butani Y, Gansky SA, Weintraub JA.  Child Dental Status and Services in Special and Mainstream Education, IADR, New Orleans, LA, 2007.
  136. Gansky SA, Cheng NF, Phipps K, Isong U.  Factors and Disparity Modifiers Related to Caries in California Schoolchildren, IADR, New Orleans, LA, 2007. 
  137. Fisher-Owens S. Individual-, Family-, and Community-Level Influences on Children's Oral Health.  Pediatric Academic Society, Annual Meeting, Toronto, May 2007.
  138. Butani Y, Horton SB, Weintraub JA.  Parental perception of access and utilization of dental services in special and mainstream education: A qualitative analysis.  National Oral Health Conference, Denver, 2007.
  139. Mertz, E.  Examination of Dental Hygienists Increasing Role in Improving Access to Care. National Oral Health Conference, 2007. 
  140. Horton S & Barker JC.  Embodied Inequalities: Oral Health and Social Stigma among Farmworker Youth, Latin American Studies Association. Montréal, Canada, 2007
  141. Hyde S, Schmitt EM, Conant R, Lee K, Mackin L, Richards S, Wood JB.  Interdisciplinary team training in geriatrics improves student health professionals’ knowledge and attitudes.  National Oral Health/Special Care Dentistry Conference, Denver, May 2007.
  142. Gansky SA: Methodological issues in the UCSF fluoride varnish trial. Society for Clinical Trials, 23 May, Montréal, Canada, 2007.
  143. Masterson E.  Dental Caries in Guatemala: A Global Health Emergency.  Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Medical Anthropology, Memphis, March 2008


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  2. Pollick H.  Community Water Fluoridation in the United States; position paper approved by the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association at the 2008 annual meeting.
  3. Gansky S, Ramos-Gomez F, Mertz E, Cheng N, Weintraub J.  Fluoride Varnish can Prevent Caries in California's Low-Income Preschool Children.  California Program on Access to Care Findings.  California Policy Research Center, University of California, Office of the President, May 2007
  4. Mertz, E.  California Survey of Dental Hygienists, 2005-2006:  A Workforce Profile. San Francisco, CA: UCSF Center for the Health Professions. March 2007.
  5. Horton, S.  Study Examines Barriers to Oral Health Among Farmworker Families. Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission Rural Newsletter. October 2006.
  6. Horton S & Arias M.  Legal Citizens Are Healthy Citizens. Fresno Bee, June 11, p. A6, 2006.
  7. Horton S & Lamphere L.  A Call to an Anthropology of Health Policy.  Anthropology Newsletter 47(1): 6-7. 2006
  8. Gansky SA. Statisticians and de-identifying protected health information for HIPAA. Am Pub Health Assn Statist Secn Newsletter Fall: 7-8. 2005
  9. Horton S.  Los Inmigrantes Cubanos y Mexicanos en el Sistema de Salud Pública de los Estados Unidos. Special Issue: Anthropological Perspectives on Public Health. Revista Colombiana de Antropología 40: 61-84, 2005.
  10. Orlans J, Mertz E, Grumbach K. Dental Health Professional Shortage Area Methodology: a Critical Review. (2002) UCSF Center for Health Professions.


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